Sweet Relief has been helping musicians and music industry workers for several years. Before the global coronavirus pandemic, our mission was to help those that were struggling with illness, disease, and age-related problems by paying medical bills and other vital living expenses. We believe that music makes our lives, and the events in our lives, special and memorable. Because of this, we want to heal and help those that make music possible.
Due to the pandemic, the music industry as we know it shut down completely. We at Sweet Relief realized early on that there was going to be countless musicians and industry workers that would be out of work for the unforeseeable future. Knowing this, we created the COVID-19 Fund to help those that would lose money due to massive cancelations of concerts, festivals, and tours.
Although a large portion of the music industry is still shut down, there are a few ways for musicians to make money during this troubling time. Aron Peak at MUSICNGEAR put together a long list of ways independent musicians can still keep music alive, and receive a paycheck. Click below to read the article!